170
170
Adam Willaerts
VIEW OF A MEDITERRANEAN HARBOUR ('TRIPOLI')
Estimate
8,00012,000
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170
Adam Willaerts
VIEW OF A MEDITERRANEAN HARBOUR ('TRIPOLI')
Estimate
8,00012,000
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Details & Cataloguing

Old Master Drawings

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Adam Willaerts
ANTWERP 1577 - 1664 UTRECHT
VIEW OF A MEDITERRANEAN HARBOUR ('TRIPOLI')

Brush and black and gray wash over black chalk, within brown ink framing lines;
bears inscriptions in black chalk, verso: à Tripoli...Adam Willaerts


276 by 421 mm; 10 7/8 by 16 5/8 in
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Provenance

L.X. Lannoy, his sale, Amsterdam, De Vries, 19 May 1925, lot 835;
Dr. J.A. Van Dongen, Amsterdam;
sale, Amsterdam, Sotheby Mak van Waay, 6 November 1978, lot 17;
sale, Amsterdam, 5 November 2002, lot 102

Catalogue Note

Two very similarly executed drawings, clearly by the same hand, depicting Gibraltar and the harbour at Arzilia, in Morocco, are in the Ashby Collection in the Vatican Library.1

1.  D. Bodart, Dessins de la Collection Thomas Ashby à la Bibliothèque Vaticane, Vatican 1975, nos. 319-320

Old Master Drawings

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